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A poem about a courtier lady and a violinist

Sara L. Russell 21:01, 02/02/2006

Andante he plays, with a bittersweet air,
With his pale features drawn in ethereal joy,
With sunlight from her window to halo his hair;
He's a favourite musician within her employ.

"Mareschal, Mareschal, lay down your bow,
Lay your instrument down in its casket of teak,
For your lips hold the melody mine thirst to know
And your delicate bowmanship renders me weak."

Monsieur Mareschal smiles, continues his tune
Though the lady's entreaties still beckon him on
And his violin sings of a full hunter's moon
Which the lovers of old spent their wishes upon.

"Mareschal, Mareschal, lay down your bow,
Hither now, let me savour your kisses like wine,
Like such nectar as only Eros may bestow,
Bring your tall, slender body to cleave unto mine."

As his notes start to falter, his heart speeds to race,
He is closing his eyes as she's bolting the door,
Sets his instrument carefully down in its case,
Then shirt follows overcoat onto the floor.

"Mareschal!" over and over, she cries,
As they writhe by the hearth of her bedchamber's fire,
Both lost to the passions that flutter their eyes,
As mistress of loves claims maestro of desire.


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Reviewed by Arthur Tugman 6/27/2006
Sarah, I love your video clips.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/19/2006
Masterfully created, Sara. Thank you for sharing your gift. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 2/7/2006
Exceptionally well done, Sara! I enjoyed!
Reviewed by Ian Thorpe 2/3/2006
I really like the erotic rhythm of this Sara and the violin is a cornucopia of erotic allusions.
But at the climax isn't Mareschal a bit of a mouthful (oops, pardon!) In my experience its something much more prosaic ;-) that gets shouted over and over.
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 2/2/2006
There's something about listening to a violinist that unlocks the soul. It's a key to a deep place within. It stirs a passionate fire inside and the libido takes notes. I would like this scenario to take place with me and Yanni's woman of color violinist. Have you seen her? She's beautiful and she knows her instrument well, as well as you know poetry, Sara. Thanks for sharing Maestro with us. A pre-Valentine day treat.

Reviewed by Paul Williams 2/2/2006
The music of love echos like a chamber orchestra in this deeply passionate write.

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